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1501 Laura Duncan Rd
Apex, NC 27502-1539
p. 919-387-2208

Apex High School
in Apex, NC

Phone Number, Test Scores, Demographics, Faculty, Address, and Students

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District & State Agencies

School District:
Wake County Schools
State Agency:
Public Schools Of North Carolina

Information Summary

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offered9th Grade – 12th Grade
LevelHigh School
Teacher FTEs128.0
Surrounding communitySuburb, Large Territory outside a principal city and inside an urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title IN/A
Magnet School
Charter School
Shared-time SchoolN/A

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Apex, NC 27502-1539
Total Population44,147 (36,655 urban / 7,492 rural)
Households15,744 (2.8 people per house)
Median Household Income$71,885
Families12,418 (3.18 people per family)
Pop. — African American4,358
Pop. — Asian2,074
Pop. — Pacific Islander59
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native284
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)37,324
Pop. — Other746

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students  
Low-Cost Lunch Students  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students     14%
English Language Learners     12%

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A54%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A58%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A58%
White Non-HispanicN/A73%
All Students>78%69%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 6,788 88.52%
GED Recipients     4.62%
Other Completers N/A

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Apex High School?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic179<8%29%
Asian / Pacific Islander81>3%2%
American Indian / Alaskan Native4<N/A1%
White Non-Hispanic1,763>82%56%
9th Grade 54 33 18 1 481 587
10th Grade 46 24 17 1 408 496
11th Grade 38 32 24 1 411 506
12th Grade 41 27 22 1 463 554
Total 179 116 81 4 1,763 2,143

Wake County Schools – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Apex High School's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides2,272.9>29%29%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; Supervisors87.9<1%2%
Library / Media Specialist218.4>3%2%
Library / Media SupportN/A1%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)119.7>2%1%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)247.4>3%2%
Guidance Staff Total371.1>5%4%
District Admins216.7>3%2%
Dist. Admin/Sppt322.9<4%5%
School Admins412.1>5%5%
School Admin/Sppt826.9>10%7%
Other Support2,037.4<26%32%
  FTEs % of District % of State

Wake County Schools Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools   
Payments to Charter Schools   
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$983,497,000>$7,317$3,593
 Issued During Fiscal Year$775,240,000>$5,768$2,398
 Retired During Fiscal Year$775,240,000>$5,768$2,398
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$1,381,421,000>$10,278$4,139
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year   
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year   
 Sinking Fund   
 Bond Fund   
 Other Funds   
Total Revenues$1,447,470,000>$10,769$8,956
Total Expenses$1,262,116,000>$9,390$8,567

Wake County Schools Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$354,436,000$18,342,744
Special Education Programs$84,912,000$4,688,161
Vocational Education Programs $78,000
Other Education Programs$16,154,000$634,495
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$468,260,000$108,752,000$24,351,865$5,754,688
Support Services
 Instructional Staff$22,282,000$5,175,000$1,907,703$457,027
 General Administration$6,975,000$1,620,000$690,641$165,099
 School Administration$53,094,000$12,331,000$2,670,627$633,303
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$21,139,000$4,909,000$2,019,937$490,303
 Student Transportation$25,160,000$5,437,000$1,620,447$397,319
 Business / Central / Other$14,956,000$3,473,000$916,521$219,788
Food Services$12,764,000$2,964,000$1,680,281$401,328

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Wake County Schools.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Instructional Staff$32,780,000<$243$249
  General Administration$12,018,000<$89$548
  School Administration$68,622,000<$510$575
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$73,775,000>$548$545
  Student Transportation$51,987,000>$386$283
  Business / Central / Other$35,537,000>$264$252
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$33,194,000<$246$392
  Enterprise Operations   
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services$6,368,000<$47$53
 Adult Education$70,000 $1
Capital Outlay
 Land &amp; Existing Structures   
 Instructional Equipment$347,000<$2$274
 Other Equipment$68,000 $36
 Non-Specified Equipment   
Payments to State Govt's   
Payments to Local Govt's   
Payments to Other School Systems   
Debt Interest$63,927,000>$475$241

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Wake County Schools.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I   
  Children with Disabilities Idea   
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality   
  Safe and Drug Free Schools   
  Title V, Part A   
  Vocational and Tech Education   
  Bilingual Education   
  Child Nutrition Act$15,052,000<$111$283
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid$7,000 $54
  Indian Education  $20
  Other  $26
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$618,728,000<$4,603$5,354
 Staff Improvement Programs   
 Special Education Programs   
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs   
 Bilingual Education Programs   
 Gifted and Talented Programs   
 Vocational Education Programs   
 School Lunch Programs  $17
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs  $111
 Transportation Programs   
 Other Programs$333,000<$2$93
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits   
  Not Employee Benefits$3,818,000<$28$69
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions$717,071,000>$5,335$2,130
 Property Taxes   
 General Sales Taxes   
 Public Utility Taxes   
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes   
 From Other School Systems  $32
 From Cities and Counties  $2,882
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$3,344,000>$24$15
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents   
 School Lunch$19,603,000<$145$191
 Textbook Sales and Rentals   
 District Activity Receipts   
 Students Fees, Non-Specified   
 Other Sales and Services$5,051,000<$37$57
 Interest Earnings$4,578,000>$34$28

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